How @Oakshades Helped End Racism at The Knicks Game

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Some of my other clients blessed me with some Knicks tickets last week to thank me for some recent work I did (Bas, take notes fam). So naturally I invited @Oakshades to ride along.

Like always, this motherfuckers shows up late as shit and mooked out of his mind. But that’s to be expected.

So me and this mook-head are sitting at the game talking about some bizarre shit like we always do. During a timeout break, the Knicks fan patrol comes out and starts throwing T-shirts into the stands and shooting that awesome T-shirt gun. This moment at sporting events is always hilarious to me. It’s just human nature to try and win free shit. People just lose their minds and their only thoughts are “GET SHIRT”. Like 50 year old men that can easily afford  any shirt, stand up and try to catch one over little kids. No one even really wants the Tee, that shit never fits you anyway. It’s the thrill of just being the “lucky winner” that has us so captivated.

Anyway, we didn’t think we were going to get one so we started to talk about dumb shit again. We completely stopped paying attention and didn’t even notice that one of the guys has loaded up the T-Shirt gun and was pointing straight at us. I’m mid sentence talking about how excited I am to mook after the game and all of a sudden everyone around us stands up. Then I witnessed a Fiend miracle.

I’m not sure if @Oakshades has some sort of Super Mookin 6th sense, but his Mook Spidey Sense went off and somehow this dude made the most ABSURD, 1-handed catch over a group of fighting people. No bullshit, it was one of the best catches I’ve ever seen in the history of catches. The best part was, this mook fiend didn’t even get up out of his seat. He made a sitting, no-look, MVP catch. Was like some Randy Moss shit:

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If it had been caught on film, it no doubt would have made Sports Center Top 10. I can’t stress enough how insane of a catch it was. Everyone around us was freaking out. They were literally giving him a standing ovation.

That’s when the magic happened. Without a single second of hesitation, @Oakshades turns and gives the T-Shirt to some little white kid.

Now I consider myself at heart to be a good person, but I don’t do shit like that. I actually had to force myself from not stealing the T-Shirt. When he gave it to the kid, I literally reached for it and said “WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU DOING”.

The little kid looked at @Oakshades as if Lebron had come into the stands and handed him the T-shirt personally. His family was fucking shocked. I mean this was a Knicks T-shirt man, everyone in the fucking stadium was after this worthless piece of shit that meant so much.

For the rest of the game, every time I looked, the kid and his family were staring at @Oakshades, waving and smiling. You could see it really made an impact on their lives.

@Oakshades always talks about how when he’s rolling face at those EDM festivals he loves to stop and talk to white people to show them  black people are friendly. He says he helps end racism one person at a time. I always thought he was just mollied out of his mind, but now I understand.

In all fairness, we have no idea if that little kid was racist. It’s actually a pretty ignorant assumption. They did look redneck-ish though. But I understand what he was saying. A simple act of kindness can have a tremendous impact on someone’s life. Especially a young kid that is still learning about the world.

Racism is still alive and it’s because there are a lot of kids that grow up and never interact with any other races. So all the know are the stereotypes they see in the media. I’ve reflected a lot on my life and the reason I turned out not racists is because I grew up with black people by my side and you realize from Day 1 as a little kid that we are all the same. Beyond that, I always was fortunate enough to grow up with african americans in a postion of authority. Black school Principles, teachers, coaches, doctors…postions people respect.

But if you don’t have this in your life, it’s easy to fall in the ignorant racists traps out there. So I understand what D is saying when he takes this approach. There is no telling how that kid will turn out, but I honestly believe @Oakshades changed the way that kid and his family will think forever.

See #FIENDS, we’re not just all about getting fucked up and hot chicks in #FIENDS beanies. We out here sparking social change.

@Wave_Bandana / Blogs

PS – @Oakshades loves the kids.

PPS – There were hundereds of Randy Moss 1 handed catch pictures. I choose the one against the Jets on purpose to fuck with @Oakshades, Bas and the Queens Fiends. GGGGGGGG-MEN

PPPS – If there were any chicks around to see this, we 100% would have cut. But of course, our section was just a group of 50 dudes. Classic @Oakshades.

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#Fiends in Madison Square Garden

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We got that great W against the Heat last night.

Love you Lebron, but we had to hold down our shit. Homies were getting tired of you busting our ass then stunting on us at some spot in the Meatpacking.

Not tonight baby, them Greenhouse winners bottles were for US.

@Wave_Bandana / Blogs

PS – Still really wish Lebron was on the Knicks thou

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11 MORE TO GO

Ball movement and 30-2 runs. That’s a great recipe for blow out wins. 11 more to go.

@oakshades

PS. SHUMP.

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Get Chicks or Die Trying…

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Everyone from Jersey is BOE. BITCHES OVER ERRRRYTHANNGGG. Fuck that MOB shit.

Sike nah, we get money in Jersey too. But there’s no bitch in the world that can turn down a Jersey swag homie. JR and I are living proof.

@Wave_Bandana / Blogs

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This Should Be the Motherfucking MVP Award…But I’ll Take it: J.R. Smith Wins 6th Man of the Year

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ESPN Sources report that J.R. Smith has been named 6th Man of the Year. Via

Look. Anyone who knows Wave Bandana knows that J.R. Smith is my favorite player in all of basketball. He’s not only my favorite current player, but he is my favorite player of ALL TIME. He is literally my favorite player to ever play the game of basketball. If you put a gun to my head, and told me to name the 2 BEST  players to ever play the game, I would look dead into your eyes, spit in your face, and then say “JR #1, Michael #2″. Then I would smile while you pulled the trigger because I know right before I died I said the realest shit I ever spoke.

So maybe I’m a little biased when it comes to my man Earl, but this is real Jersey pride shit right here. They say JR is possibly the king of “irrational confidence guys”. Well then, I’m the king of “irrational confidence fans”.

This is the best thing that has happened to me in a while. Some fucking league recognition. Just because I’m an irrational confidence fan that seemingly ignores all basic logic and common sense, doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt when homies laugh in my face when I say everything I just said above (which I say literally every time he scores a bucket).

But now my argument has some ammo. Not enough to support my insane claims, but it’s a start. This should be the fucking MVP award though. And I’m not crazy. Hear me out:

In 2004 JR bailed on college to go straight to the NBA. This was understandable since he was NBA ready as a junior in high school and he also shared Mcdonald’s All American MVP honors with Dwight Howard.  Dwight was one of the most hyped up players coming out of High School, so you know he had to be doing wild shit for the committee to be forced to split honors with him.

Had JR not skipped college, he would have gone to UNC where he verbally committed. UNC won the National Championship WITHOUT JR that same year. He would have won and UNC would have been undefeated. JR would without question would have been the #1 Overall draft pick.

When you are the the #1 overall pick, you can get away with doing retarded shit. They let you take that insane fadeaway 3 point shot from 2 steps in from half court. They give you confidence and time to grow. They don’t pull you out of the game every time you mess up. They support you. That support and offensive freedom goes a long way in a player’s development. Take a look at D. Rose’s rookie year. He was putting up some bullshit sometimes but would never get pulled. When JR did that his ass was on the bench for the rest of the game.

There are endless players that “coulda, woulda, shoulda”. This debate is endless. But what is rare about this istuation is it just comes from simple belief in a dude. There was no devastating injury. There was no career ending off the court issue. He just won the 6th Man of the year award and he almsot wasn’t resigned this year. If he had the support behind him and the minuetes, this shit could have been an MVP trophy.

I’ll take this shit though.

@Wave_Bandana / Blogs

PS – Can we fucking pay this dude finally? I could make the case that based on his salary + production he could honestly be the MOST VALUABLE player in the NBA from a financial standpoint.

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Jersey Sports Fan – The Sky is the LINit

I’m not gonna say it either fam.

@oakshades

PS. Yea I’m black and don’t watch Hockey but I did play NHL Live 02 and I do watch Olympics + Postseason Hockey… and I own MSG stock so let’s fucking gooooooooo Rangers.

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Jeremy Lin has been living on his brothers couch…

New York’s newest basketball sensation spends most nights on a couch in a one-bedroom apartment on the Lower East Side. The housing choice is understandable once you get to know Jeremy Lin.

He is a Harvard graduate playing in the National Basketball Association. He is an Asian-American in a league devoid of them, which makes him doubly anomalous. No team drafted Lin in 2010. Two teams cut him in December, before the Knicks picked him up.

His contract, potentially worth nearly $800,000, was not even guaranteed until Tuesday afternoon. So for the past six weeks, Lin, 23, has been sleeping in his brother Josh’s living room, waiting for clarity and career security.

“He has his own couch,” Josh Lin, a New York Universitydental student, said cheerfully.

Read the rest of this fantastic article (NYT)

How much of an asshole does this make Melo, Amare, Chandler, and all those other overpaid pieces of shit  look?  This exemplifies everything the Knicks are lacking right now; HEART.

I don’t mind if the Knicks lose games. They haven’t had time to gel, and they don’t have a point guard (before Lin-Sanity). But it’s the way they lose games. I didn’t realize it until I went to the Suns/Knicks games a few weeks ago. 38 year old, midget white dude Steve Nash carved them the fuck up.  This mugs is 38 and he played harder and longer than any Knick starter. He is clearly slower than his prime, but he plays with motherfuckin heart (and makes everyone around him better, even bum ass Hakim Warrick).

At the game, I realized just how little effort they play with. It is unbelievable. I’ve never seen a group of guys play like that.

It was the most disrespectful thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life. As a person who dedicated most of their life to this game, I took the effort displayed that night as a personal insult. The Garden is the best place in the entire world to play basketball. THE ENTIRE WORLD. There is no disputing that. For you to not to fly out like a bat outta hell, giving 100% effort and realizing how fucking blessed you are every single second, it’s not only insulting to the city and the fans, but it’s insulting to the game and everyone that is a part of it.

It’s incomprehensible. I’m not quitting on them  yet, but it’s alarming and disrespectful. You know that famous picture of MJ hugging the trophy crying? A few others like Kobe had had moments like that. They are literally holding the trophy with such passion, you can feel this is everything they’ve ever wanted. It radiates through the TV, it gives you chills.  I’m sorry I just cant picture Melo or Amare clutching the trophy for dear life crying their eyes out. Can you?

That’s the kind of player I want on my team.

Lin knows what I’m talking about.

@Wave_Bandana

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JEREMY LINcredible and the NY Knicks hit Washington

So @fienDJota hit the chat last night with this beauty of a video. I saw a GIF of this yesterday but didn’t realize how hysterical it was due to a fucking terrible day of work. Please watch this on repeat to see three of the funniest things in a :19 second span. Terrrrrrrible hook shot (even though it was a nice move) straight into this fiend JaVale SPRINTINGGGG down the court like he saw a bad bitch in the front row he’s tryna impress, then he sprints back, doesn’t set a screen and dives to the cup to catch the worst alley in the world. Fucking amazing. I hope we don’t lose to these fiends tonight.

@oakshades

PS. This is the textbook I fucked up so I’m gonna have to do something to distract everyone from the terrible airball/brick I just shot. Usually people will feign injury COUGH COUGH VINCE CARTER COUGH COUGH but JaVale took it to the next level with this. I’ve never seen some shit like this in my life.

PPS. CHI TOWN STAND UP

PPPS. How much does this fiend mook on a weekly basis?

PPPPS. You were right Ms. McGee, JaVale is special

PPPPPS. Toney Douglas and Renaldo Balkman + 2 2nd round picks for McGee?

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Lin-Sanity

This has to be one of @oakshades best calls ever. This idiot hails Jeremy Lin as the Asian Steve Nash hours before tip off…next thing I knew I was watching Asian Steve Nash.

I’m gonna leave the rest of the comments for oaks, he was actually at the game. But if you missed it here are the highlights.

@Wave_Bandana

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#NBABACK

Crazy that with all the ‘sources’ speculating on the NBA coming back, one person had a legit blood relative tell him what was good and that person was @wave_bandana . Nice to know that hoops will be back dominating the Top 10 and that us Knick fans will finally be able to watch a good team play in MSG. (MY MOTHERFUCKING STOCK BETTER START CLIMBING CAUSE I ATE SHIT WITH THAT PURCHASE) That being said, what do the Knicks do now? Vegas has a prop bet saying CP3 will be a Knick by Christmas. <=== WHOA Crazy if it happens. LOWKEY THOOOOOOOOO What I want to see is us play this year out with our squad, watch Iman Shumpert turn out to be a steal… PLEASE LORD JESUS TEBOW MAKE IMAN SHUMPERT BE A STEAL… and sign DWIGHT MUFUCCKIN HOWARD. Amare gets to play the SF/PF hybrid he wants to be, Melo gets to be the game closer and creator off the dribble, Dwight gets to be the best defensive player ever and gets to DUNK THE MOTHERFUCKING BALL EVERY OTHER POSSESSION. Dwight takes our biggest weakness and makes us the best rebounding/paint clogging team in the league just by putting on that #12. MAKE IT HAPPEN TEBOW!!!

@oakshades

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